Rcgs: Italy's Chianti Walking & Wine With Gilles Gagnier

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Departing on June 27, 2020.

Details

Duration: 9 Days
Starts in: Italy
Group Size: 6-16

Operated by:

Exodus Travels

The original adventure and activity holiday company specializing in cultural, walking, cycling, winter and wildlife adventures.

Itinerary

Arrival in Florence.

Discover the magnificent city of Florence and afternoon transfer to Villa Casalta for the rest of the stay.

Visit medieval market town of Greve in Chianti and the hilltop village of Montefioralle; afternoon wine tasting in Castellina.

Travel to Siena and explore the stunning historic centre; learn about Tuscan and Italian wines at the Wine School.

Free day to visit other Chianti villages or relax by the pool.

Walk to Radda in Chianti, the heart of the Chianti area.

Walk to picturesque San Gimignano with free time to explore Palazzo Comunale, Pinacoteca and Torre Grossa.

Free day

Departure

Additional Information

Immerse yourself in the flavors and history of Italy’s famous Chianti region with this sojourn through renaissance cities, mediaeval villages and cypress-lined avenues snaking through vineyards. Accompanied by the publisher of the award-winning magazine Canadian Geographic, Gilles Gagnier, you’ll have the opportunity to sample several varieties of the world-renowned Chianti and learn about the process that goes into making the wine. Enjoy gentle walks through rolling olive groves and vineyards straight out of a postcard, then learn about Italian wines at the Wine School of Siena. Spend a day exploring the historical sites of Florence, from museums and galleries to churches and archaeological delights. Throw on a chef’s hat and perfect your Italian cooking skills with an optional culinary class and explore the medieval towers and 13th century walls of San Gimignano. Visit the UNESCO-listed Siena which has remained virtually unchanged since the 17th Century. Finish each day at a family-run farmhouse where you can enjoy homemade meals and locally produced wine – the perfect way to relax after a day of sightseeing.

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